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I had already planned to write a post about “curators” today when I noticed that Jeff De Cagna has posted about the “ content challenge ” over on SmartBlog. He sees “content curation” as one of the most significant innovation opportunities available to organizations. We’re in agreement on that and have spoken together about it before.
There is a growing number of key trends that are both rapidly revolutionizing the world of education as we know it and opening up opportunities to review and upgrade the role and scope of many of its existing institutions, (as the likeliness that they are going to soon become obsolete and unsustainable, is right in front of anyone's eyes). George Siemens , in his recent Open Letter to Canadian Universities, sums them up well: 1) An Overwhelming Abundance of Information Which Begs To Be Organized The goal is not (and probably it never was) to learn or memorize all of the information available out there.
Jeff Thomas “Curation” may be one of the big buzzwords of 2011.
Ah le vilain mot que celui de « curation » !
Le web est devenu participatif et de nouvelles pratiques de catégorisation de l’information émergent, fondées sur des communautés d’intérêt, des stratégies collectives d’indexation des ressources en ligne et de “produsage” caractérisé par la production collaborative de contenus par les usagers (A.